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for over 50 years. last may we learned that the i.r.s. targeted conservative groups seeking tax exempt status. for over ninth months committee investigators have reviewed hundreds of thousands of internal i.r.s. documents and interviewed i.r.s. officials regarding the targeting. our investigation is not yet over and the ways and means committee continues to wait for the i.r.s. to turn over lowest learners emails. despite the ongoing investigations both in congress and by the inspector general, last november treasury rushed forward with proposed new regulations to stifle 501-c-4 groups upending rules that have been in place for over half a century. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman have is recognized. -- the gentleman is correct. the house will come to order. please take all conversations off the floor, please clear the . sles the gentleman from michigan is recognized. mr. camp: under the proposed rule social welfare organizations will face additional unprecedented scrutiny for engaging in the bows basic unpartisan political activity. such as organizing nonpartisan get out the vote
for the tax rates to pay for that. most definitely. caller: our roads are awful. we have a lot of state roads. repair work would really help. where else do you see jobs available besides infrastructure spending? where else do you think the government can help create jobs? caller: i think in the technology,system, private sector. help bringons would about income to a level of being able to take care of your family, cover your living expenses. if that was not for unions, we would not be able to watch you on television right now. so they can rip off citizens and keep low wages and make big profits. thank you. calling in from philadelphia, pennsylvania. fish and sam says the president's budget should be how not to spend others money. also, dean writes in, too bad the gop will kill his budget. are they totally heartless? commentspage, several on that. allen writes in on her thoughts on the president's budget plan. she says stop messing around with other people's lives. we will continue to bring you comments. we want to hear you on the phone. the phone lines are open. ruben in philly on the line fo
: this rallies the base and expands college access and education for young, poor kids and expanding tax cuts for those in poverty and similar measures the democrats ran on and appreciate. it is a policy document used as a tool for 2015-2016 the final years of the obama presidency. we wants to get something done before leaving. he is figure out a policy plan for the final two years. >> host: is it realistic this plan can get through congress? >> guest: no, i don't think anyone expects the entire budget will pass. i don't think that is that has ever happened. but some things might have opportunity for bipartisan compromise. the business tax code reform would generate revenue to build bridges and roads and generate jobs and that is similar to a proposal that dave camp, the chairman of the house released last week. so ideas in the budget could be ground for compromise. >> host: does he indicate where he is going to act alone? >> guest: there is not so much of that. the president has a robust executive action plan he is implementing and he is taking action and has many more this year. the whiteho
of the the initiatives would be paid for by the wealthy and taxes. >> it is values, and we have to decide to protect the tax breaks for the americans, or make smart investments to create jobs and grow the economy. >> reporter: and critics of the president's budget is john boehner calling it perhaps the most irresponsible budget yet. after the remarks, president obama went to visit a kindergarten can class in washington, d.c. >>> and there is something to look forward to, folks, despite the awful weather to endure. to night the national park service promises that it is not going to be long now before the cherry blossoms are in bloom. before they are blossoming if you will. and right now the tidal basin is covered in snow and ice and not too many people are walking around down there, but kristin wright is because she is one tough mama, and she is going to tell us when it is going to change. >> hey, thank you, vance. yes, that is right. and tonight, snow as far as the eye can see. but, the announcement today by the park service kind of reminds you of groundhog day, and their prediction, five more weeks
cross in prince george's county. increases in property tax bills are nothing new in northern virginia. some homeowners say they don't mind. >> this and this is booming in parts of northern virginia, and recent tax exemptions are part of that. >> but there are higher taxes for business and homeowners, and his jeff goldberg explains, it could mean higher prices when you go out to deep. >> the good times often associated with the claritin section of arlington is currently being tested. >> it is crazy. other businesses here, he's seeing a dramatic increase in property taxes because assessments are skyrocketing. >> the property values may be high, but all of a sudden the taxes price yourself out of the marketplace. >> the jump and assessments for ase businesses is as much 100%, 200%, meaning thousands in taxes, which get passed on to customers. >> customers will only pay so much for coffee, bottom line. they could price us out of business. >> clarendon is a hotspot right now. is the ceo callinan of arlington county. she says the high demand for retail space means higher rent and higher ass
conservative groups that were seeking tax-exempt status to heighten scrutiny. delaying these groups' applications suggests an effort to chill the constitutional right of speech and association by groups that hold conservative views. the details that have emerged are trouble alarming. the i.r.s. has admitted that it deliberately targeted conservative groups' applications for tax-exempt status for extra review if they included such words as "tea party," "patriots," "912" in their names. or if they criticized how this country is being run. or if their purpose were to address government spending, government debt, taxes, or simply to make america a better place. incredible, mr. president. these inappropriate criteria stayed in place for more than 18 months and resulted in substantial delays in processing the applications of many different groups. in some cases, the applications remained outstanding for more than two years. the i.r.s. also sought to compel some of the targeted groups to divulge their membership lists. i.r.s. officials have subsequently admitted that there was absolutely n
taxes. it involves panty hose, all sorts of things, including even secret elevators. we will talk about that. >>> plus a physical attack on the wealthy. one affluent town in california has been hit hard. speaking of wealth, the wealthiest neighborhood in the u.s. not by zip code or by county. we will go street by street. tyler is out today. simon is at the nyse and we will get downtown in just a second. first, that big news on housing. diana olick is in the house and she has been talking to the biggest name in the business, ivy zelman. >> the noted analyst famous for calling the top and bottom of the latest housing cycle, last spring she said here on cnbc that we were in housing nirvana. by fall she revised her outlooks down. today she explained why. >> i think nirvana took a pause, during that time house prices -- home prices were surging and we had very attractive affordability and a few months after i was on, we had rates spike about 100 plus basis points and we saw a pause. the consumer was rationally responding to the surge in prices, the backup in rates. >> she did not seem partic
, and expansion of the income tax credit for low income workers with no kids. >> it is a roadmap for creating jobs with good wages. >> the president has opted for the political stunt for a budget about firing up the base rather than solve the long-term challenges. >> the budget calls for raising about $650 billion in revenue by limiting tax deductions for the wealthiest americans. of a had 16 days government shutdown. in her porch sheds light on what that cost. one federal agency. ds light on what it cost the national parks. $14 million in lost visitor bending. >> it will soon be cherry blossom season. the national park service announced peak bloom will be between april 8 and 12. the festival kicks of earlier on march 20. this year marks the second anniversary of the gift of trees from japan, a symbol of friendship with the u.s.. >> we are happy to see those blossoms. it gives you hope. >> it will not be warm tonight. the little progress by the weekend. maybe in the 50's. >> progress to normalcy. >> we will start up with oakdale. everything is snow came up. -- the sun came up. the breeze dried it
be in for the largest property tax hike since the recession started. the board of supervisors voted last night to advertise the tax rate if $1.10 per $100 of assessed value. now that's 2 cents higher than the current rate. each cent increase adds up to about $50 on the average taxpayer's bill. there will be several public hearings held on this measure for the next month. >>> montgomery county police have now identified the people killed in two back to back murders. last night, 21-year-old, james allen frasier of rockville was shot to death near the intersection of route 355 and oxbridge drive in germantown. the night before. 22-year-old, mark taylor, a graduate was killed just outside a home on lockland drive in silver spring. scott broom spoke with police today. >> is there any reason to believe any evidence at all that these two incidents may be linked in any way? >> nothing that we have is pointing to that at all. >> and police have not announced any suspects or leads in either case. they continue, though, to guard the house nearly 48 hours after that shooting there. >>> his job is to serve
training expanded tax credits for 13.5 million low-income workers without children in more than a chilean dollars in higher taxes over the next decade mostly for the wealthiest americans and corporations. the president judd is his budget and met earlier today washington d.c.. here's a look. >> we also know the most effect if and historically bipartisan ways to reduce poverty and help american families pull themselves up as the end -- on earned income tax. this budget gives millions more workers the opportunity to take advantage of the tax credit and it pays for it by closing loopholes like the ones that lets wealthy individuals classify themselves as a small business to avoid paying their fair share of taxes. this budget will also continue to put our fiscal house in order over the long-term by putting the burden on folks who can least afford it i reforming our tax code and our immigration system and building on the progress we have made to them decrease health care costs under the affordable care act. it puts our debt on a downward path as a share of our total economy which experts have s
tax exempt stating are trying to figure out how it started. after the supreme court ruling of january 2010 up holding the rights of groups to contribute to races, president obama called on them to fix it in his address. >> they reversed a century of law that i believe will open the flood gates for special interests. >> a month later, new york democratic senator chuck schumer announced he was introducing the disclose aid, and then in april 2010, the president warned about shadowy groups with harmless sounding names. they said the irs felt the pressure. >> we never heard about any problems with people applying for tax status since 1959 when there were rules put in place. we never had problems until 2009 when this administration took over. that's when it all started. >> at numerous congressional hearings, lawmakers have heard the horror stories of people who had their lives turned upside down by the federal government. >> since that filing in 2010, my private business, my nonprofit organizations, my family and i have been subjected to more than 15 instances of audit or inquiry by federal
marijuana. state lawmakers are considering bills that legalize, reg you late and tax the drug possibly generating millions of dollars in the process, but some say this time around, money shouldn't be doing the talking. we are live with the story. >> reporter: well derrick we caught up with police keys in tacoma park today who admit this is an issue with many moving parts. everything from the economic impact to the law enforcement element, there's medical marijuana, health effects on youth and these are just some of the major points. at least right now, the state seems to be split on what to do. >> reporter: maryland's pot debate resparked today, state lawmakers are hearing from law enforcement, prosecutors, college students and parents getting their take on legalizing the drug. many police officers say slowdown. >> it's absolutely foolish to rush into this. i think we need to look at the experience that other jurisdictions are going to have. >> some of the other states including colorado are touting some of the economic benefits. lawmakers in maryland pushing legalization saying regula
questions about how this one started. >>> and the escalating argument over a tax refund check has police on a man hunt. >>> the oscars are just days away, but those are not only the movie awards,handed out as students in the area are part of a >>> this morning investigators are trying to determine if someone purposely set a fire in a district heights apartment building, we told you about this as breaking news last night. the fire is now out. this is a look at the scene from chopper 4, firefighters were called to the oak crest towers on brooks drive in prince george's county last night. initially investigators thought there was more than one fire, but there was just one on the fifth story building. >>> also today american airlines passengers are waking up in the region after a bird strike that caused them to make an emergency landing. last night the flight returned to texas. no one was hurt here. the passengers boarded another plane to reagan and arrived overnight. >>> a heads up as you head out this weekend. ddot wants you to be careful as you make your way down h street the street. they
. >>> coming up virginia's new governor does something about the tax on hybrid vehicles. >> plus the forecasters got it right, so why was the commute such a mess this morning? erica grow gets us some answers. >> and metrobuses running red lights, more than 500 people have filed co >>> we're tracking another storm for next week. this is a bigger storm with more potential but not a straight snow, okay? it will arrive by the morning commute on monday. that's the bad news. the trends, colder and colder which would lead us to believe more of a wintery mix. that storm has a lot of moisture and potential. this one will gather some moisture from the gulf of mexico. we could see rain or ice ending in snow as we go through the day monday into monday nightues here's the storm way out hammering california. in fact, it's bringing much needed rain to california. then we have a new batch of arctic air. the two start tracking across the country. the low tracks essentially into the mississippi river valley. arctic blast slides into portions of iowa and then it moves just kind of southwest of us.
not responded to hardworking americans who over the years have contributed taxes, maybe some of them are veterans, served in the united states military, willing to make the ultimate sacrifice. and now in their time of need we are dilly-dallying. unfortunately, we are doing so because our friends on the other side of the aisle cannot recognize that but for the grace of god there go i. these individuals are not standing in line to get unemployment insurance, they are standing in line to apply for jobs. because the people who are eligible for unemployment insurance are individuals who have worked most every day of their life, but unfortunately they have found in times of economic upswings and down swings, maybe because of their training, maybe because of being a recent veteran, that they are not able to get a job immediately. and this congress has delayed over and over again where our friends on the other side of the aisle and those republicans in the other body claim that they could not offer one vote to be able to pass unemployment insurance. these individuals need our commitment, ame
protecting the tax loopholes and benefits for the wealthiest and the well-connected in the society and that includes as we talked about earlier this week the refusal to entertain the closing of some of those loopholes as a part of a compromise approach dealing with our media and the long-term deficit challenge is. so yes the president will talk about why it's so important for democrats to advance an agenda that is focused on expanding opportunities for all. and as he has and i have as well it is certainly worth noting in the contrast, and he will again tonight with an agenda that is focused on protecting the loopholes and prerogatives of the wealthiest and the well-connected and again from expanding or protecting the opportunity for a few. >> it sounds like a campaign. when you say opportunit see oppa few yesterday you were saying the chairman proposal has had some good potential to it. >> and they rallied around it. >> the president met earlier this weekend talked about immigration reform. >> obviously the president, like all republican leaders including those running for office t
prince william county supervisors discussed their tax rates. a pest control company is using pesticides and steam to kill the b bedbugs. >>> there's work under way to repair gravel roads damaged by winter weather in virginia working 12-hour shifts this week in a loudoun and prince william counties. over 400 miles of gravel roads and temporary fixes have to do until more permanent fixes can be done come summer. >>> four school buses in prince williams county were damaged this morning from vehicles sliding into them this morning out of 800 the district had on the road. all accidents were minor. one needed another bus to transport the children to school. once the school nurses checked out the kids who were on the buses involved in these crashes. >>> big weather story now is changing from snow to the cold. we could be in danger of a re-freeze tonight. storm team meteorologist, doug kammerer is checking the cold. how low are we talking? >> we are talking temperatures that will get down close to the single digits in parts of the area overnight tonight. it gets even colder the next few days. f
regulations. that's not income tax. that's not health care. that's federal regulations. the small business administration, not some republican, said it costs $11,000 per american worker to comply with federal regulations. $11,000. we're not saying that all of that's bad. what we're saying of the hundreds of thousands of federal regulations -- and by $520 , $1.8 trillion, million of that burden was passed in the last four years and there's $87 billion worth of regulations waiting just this year to be passed. now, the federal reserve and treasury, they testified at the financial services committee every year and they say if you can increase the gross domestic product by 2%, we can create jobs. 2%. if we can grow it from 2% to 4%. let me submit that in that 14% of the gross national product that's absorbed by federal regulations, we can find one out of seven of those regulations that we can change. i'll close by telling you a good one. the chairman started by talking about the cement industry. the e.p.a. proposed a regulation that would have put 200,000 american cement workers out of work. w
better. >> tax dollars are being wasted like that. it's not working. try something different. you don't keep throwing money into something that is not working. >> this is just one of the problems the website has had. this point it is impossible to say ultimately how much money this will cost, how much money will have been wasted because, as we have said, the state has not decided how to fix it yet. brad bell, abc 7 news. >> attorney general eric holder is back at home tonight after spending part of the day in hospital. he was taken to medstar washington hospital as a precaution after feeling faint, short of breath during a meeting with senior staff. he spent several hours in the hospital over going into valuation. another frigid night coming to the area with dangerous temperatures and the windchill. chief meteorologist doug hill has a look at the specifics. hi, doug. >> the combination of unseasonably cold air and gusty wind makes it uncomfortable. 33, clear skies outside of the belfort furniture weather center. live from arlington, beautiful evening. artie five degrees, but the wind
will continue to cover this. theresident obama -- budget. it includes several tax proposals meant to help low and middle income families. the white house says it will benefit parents, students and those saving for retirement but it is unlikely the congress will adopt much from the president budget proposal since it is a midterm election year. coming up, we reveal when you can expect peak boom for -- peak d.c.'s cherry blossoms. >> and a consumer alert you need to know before you hit an atm. let's let the good time role. we will look at the festivities at the big easy for fat tuesday. >> and taking a live look the united states is showing its support today for ukraine's new leadership. meanwhile, russia's president vladimir putin seems to have softened his stance on ukraine. alex is in ukraine with the very latest. >> [chanting] marched, they sang ukraine's national anthem. then shots, a warning from russian forces not to come any closer. >> don't go any further, when russians older -- one russian soldier said. these unarmed ukrainian troops were trying to march to their airfield seized by the
on health care and taxes that came out last month. [video clip] 's cuteave seen alex sink ads. what do we know about her record? outlook sync supports obama care. it even though 300,000 floridians could lose their health insurance plans because of it. she supported higher taxes, too. more taxes on water and tv. alex sink -- another tax spender can'tlorida can afford -- afford. host: are those the kind of ads we will be seeing more of around the country and the rest of the 2014 field? guest: the classic cookie-cutter republican ad. alex sink being tied to obama care. against simply run obama care in 2014. campaigns matter and candidates matter. putting forward a diffuse message with a lot of attacks is a little effective -- a little less affective. host: let's talk about the ad against jolly's campaign. [video clip] >> the spent millions on david jolly. to let insurance companies charge women more than men and deny coverage for pre-existing conditions. jolly praised the plan ending medicare plus guarantee, forcing seniors to negotiate with insurance companies. they profit, we pay the price
and did not take into account a lot of other things in the law like tax credits were businesses are eligible. the report says -- let's go back a little bit -- it did not say how much it will rise but what determines of a small business will see an increase in rates? thet: this report looked at pre-affordable care act law and projecting out. it looked at one provision that involves how insurance companies rate for risk. the law before, insurance companies exclude people with pre-existing conditions, charge sicker people higher rates. older people could be charged more. what the law has done is taken out the pre-existing condition thank and it has narrowed the ages. you can still rates a little bit higher for an older person but it narrowed that split. it has changed the way that companies can price risk. host: so the premium is what we are talking about and what factors go into determining a premium? guest: it is still age and it is smoking status. insurance companies have to take all comers. they used to be able to exclude someone. was less expensive because you had more help th
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, they over funded their salary line. >> while supervisors increase the tax rate, superintendent garza is firm with a warning. >> i'm very fearful of what additional cuts we have to make. >> peggy fox, wusa9. >> new information tonight about that data breech at the university of maryland. the university will now offer five years of free credit monitoring, not just one, today marks a week since someone hacked into the school system stealing hundreds and thousands of names, social security numbers, and university id numbers. the school is also forming a task force to try and expose anymore vulnerability in its system. >> after years of debate and delay, a notorious eyesore in downtown d.c. is about to be knocked down. the crew started tearing down the third church of christ yesterday. the owners wanted to knock that building down for years, but voted in '07 to make it a landmark. a lengthy legal bad battle ended last year. >> 2 1/2 years ago, didn't just damage the national cathedral. we're going to give you a behind the scenes look at the repairs of union station. >> all right, looking live ou
for business. >> reporter: taxing levied on imagi medical marijuana already fund a third of the city's budget. with new retail sales, the mayor expects that number to rise. while garden city cashes in the mayor decided the wages of sin just aren't worth the trouble. >> i already have one illegal intoxicant causing all kinds of problems in society. now, i will have another one out here. what kind of mayhem will that cause? >> nbc harry smith joins us with more on the legal state of marijuana in colorado. most recent polls show a lot of americans favor legalizing pot. based on the folks you spoke with for your special, how would that work on a big scale? >> reporter: the governor of colorado says what's going on in colorado is a social experiment unlike anything that's ever happened before. he was just in washington the other day and urged the other governors thinking about this to take their time and watch what happened in colorado. there no blueprint for all of this. while they're seeing tax revenue coming in. what is hard to measure is what the down side is. we don't really know what the dow
nothing is certain except death and taxes and let's face it, we can add potholes to that list, but we here at wusa9 want to wipe these craters off the list, but we need your help. if you see one, shoot us an e- mail and picture if you can. we will report it and stay on the case until it is filled. go to tellwusa9.com. fill in the location of the pothole. that's where you can upload a picture. the pothole patrol and your fellow drivers thank you. >>> from the super bowl to the home of a d.c. cop, alleged child sex trafficking happening in more places more often than most of us >>> let's teupda you on the affordable care act. the department of health and human services says over 4 million people have signed up for healthcare so far and there are five weeks left in the open enrollment period. white house officials say the update is encouraging and there will be a new push to increase those numbers. a record enrollment is needed in march in order to reach the initial target of 6 million by the deadline. >>> at the super bowl this year police rescued 16 children from pimps who were allegedly pr
to be -- just to be a regular country, just to be a country where people raise their children, pay their taxes, they have, you know, lego system, just to be like everybody else. they are not antirussian, antisemitic, they want for themselves and their families. >> what do you hope the president hears for you guys? >> i hope that he hears that we really need help and we really don't want russia to come to ukraine anymore and invade us and we want to be independent for good and i hope he helps us. >> reporter: the group that organized this protest call themselves razom which means together and they tell me they will be back out performing another peaceful protest tomorrow at 2:00 in front of the russian embassy. live in d.c., wusa9. >>> just ahead on wusa9, two brothers gunned down outside my dad has aor afib.brillation, he has the most common kind... ...it's not caused by a heart valve problem. dad, it says your afib puts you at 5 times greater risk of a stroke. that's why i take my warfarin every day. but it looks like maybe we should ask your doctor about pradaxa. in a clinical trial, pradaxa
budget for the next fiscal year. the $3.9 trillion measure includes a reduction of tax breaks for wealthy americans and corporations, which republicans have vowed to oppose. it also targets low-income workers under the age of 25 for additional benefits, including an expansion of earned income tax credits. speaking at a washington, d.c. elementary school, president obama said his budget reflects a commitment to tackling inequality. >> falling at the fastest rate in 60 years, we at the decided we're going to keep squeezing the middle class or continue to reduce the deficits responsible he -- responsibly while taking steps to grow and strengthen the middle class. the american people have made clear time and again which approach they prefer, which is the approach that my budget offers and why i'm going to fight for it this year and in the years to come as president. >> the proposed military budget for 2015 is 570 $5 billion. the pentagon is seeking an additional $79.4 billion in war funding, even though most u.s. troops are supposed to withdraw from afghanistan by the end of the year. won al
and beverage choice. whether it's a soda tax or portion size restriction, government regulations like mayor michael bloomberg's soda ban won't make americans healthy. and exercise, diet nutrition education can do that. that is just a little bit from the e-mail that was sent out, soliciting signatures or this petition. ashley is in california. good morning. caller: good morning. before i start off, i want to say, this is a public health issue. not a political issue. i am pro-let's move program because childhood obesity causes cardiovascular disease. it causes rectal cancer. these are problems. people don't like their president, that is one thing. obesity isod serious. i find it interesting that people are having problem with something focusing on getting children healthy. i found that article really interesting that you just read , she is not a politician. she worked at the university of chicago hospital and restoration program. qualified tos very talk about children's health because she is a mother and she will understand how diet and exercise work. host: thank you very much. kathleen sebel
, because sometimes when it comes to public policy, he's calling for higher taxes or he's cutting deals with the government. he writes in his letter this year about renewable energy. one of his utilities has invested $15 billion in, mainly in windmills. and he's saying, i'm counting on regulators, essentially to force americans to buy that st so, there is good capitalism and there is sort of crony government capitalism, and i think buffett is a little bit of both. >> but you know, ira, warren buffett is hardly the only wealthy investor who is banking on government goodies here. i mean, a lot of the reason why large corporations and why banks are doing so well is because of favorable tax treatment and subsidies and goodies that they get from the government. >> i think that's true, and i think that people need to watch out for that. and it applies to buffett as well. >> ira stole, thank you very much. >>> up next right here at the table, star of film and tv, michael vartan on his new role in "bates motel," the prequel to a hitchcock classic. nice morning, scott? aye, or...a mornin' of tin
lead to 10 to million dollars a year in additional tax revenue. but local law enforcement officials say it would come at a cost. the maryland sheriffs association publicly expressed their concerns in indianapolis today. >> legalization is not the answer. and we will fight it until the very end. >> in maryland, we're spending $100 million a year on arresting and prosecuting people for marijuana offenses. basically, ruining a lot of people's job prospects and their resumes. >> last year, the maryland senate passed a bill decriminalizing marijuana. but it was defeated in the house. >>> protests are growing against the controversy builds in arizona that would allow businesses to refuse service to gay and lesbian customers on religious grounds. opponents gathered again outside arizona state house tonight. they are urging governor jan brewer to reject that bill. that comes on top of a growing list of major corporations and some of brewer's own party members who say that bill could have a disastrous impact on arizona's economy. aides have said brewer likely will veto the measure. she has until
for everyone. that's why this is a good law. >> reporter: doug napier is with the alliance. according to tax documents the conservative group 20 more than $41 million in 2012 to promote christian values. it also developed lawsuit and funded legislation to stop abortions and same-sex marriage. >> there is nothing that identifies as individuals as a homosexual. that is a smoke screen. >> reporter: but lawyers have been outspoken on their views homosexuality. this is one of the group's top attorneys speaking to pastors in illinois last year. >> by being quiet about homosexuality, you may be condemning some of your people to hell. >> reporter: now, governor brewer has until saturday to act on this bill, though she is expected to make a decision by friday. and that's when she meets with the arizona chamber of commerce and, scott, many of its members are outpoken opponents to this legislation. >> pelley: carter evans in phoenix for us tonight. carter, thanks very much. now, another issue for people all over the country-- the extreme weather. rain is finally coming to the drought-plagued west, but
and structurally deficient. >> president barack obama called on congress this week to overhaul the business tax code. >> rebuild as good vital to business, creates good paying jobs that cannot be outsourced. >> a divided congress is unlikely to go along. meanwhile the nation's roads and bridges continue to take a pounding. nbc news, washington. >> speaking of the roads, roads are really rough tomorrow morning. >> this isn't going to be pretty monday morning. it's going to start as rain late this afternoon into this evening. the real trick with this forecast is when do we make the switch from rain to snow. how much moisture is left to be rung out of the atmosphere once below the freezing mark. the way i see it now, plenty of moisture left to add up to quite a few inches of snow through the heart of metro washington by this time tomorrow. winter storm warnings are already up from the mason dixon line all the way down to southern maryland. blue ridge to bay, everyone in the news 4 nation is under a winter storm warning starting tonight and goes into the overnight hours tonight and through the day
a month to geoff we americans need health insurance or pay a fine next tax season. it is down to the wire. the federal government is expanding access to the subsidies to make health insurance more affordable in states with particular problems to the exchanges. this is just one of the steps the administration is going to take in order to make up for the botched rollout of those systems in october. we remember how bad that was, jon. jon: viewers should always be suspicious of anything that the federal government does on friday, particularly late on friday because that's when they release information they want to disappear over the weekend. people won't notice it because they're going away or they're going to dinner on friday night or whatever. and by sunday morning it is old news. so on friday the administration says it is going to suspend some more of the obamacare rules that won't apapparently to these states that have such bungled exchanges. >> it is very interesting you mention the friday timetable. we've seen the obama administration use that time and time again particularly when it co
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. >> then a different kind of tax fight, are people with disabilities at a disadvantage? coming up an equal opportunity for the bottom line. >>> it is going to be another cold night across our neighborhood. that cold air will have a big impact on what form of storm we're tracking for next monday is actually going to take. >> we've been talking about this for days now. first alert meteorologist topper shutt is in the weather system keeping a close eye on this system and this has got you concerned. >> it does. i wish it would be a pure snow. we're still tracking the storm by the morning commute on monday. something will be falling from the sky. models are trending colder which equals a wintery mix, time frame 5 a.m. monday to 3 a.m. tuesday. we could see rain and/or ice probably ending as snow. all the models seem to be in agreement it will end in snow monday evening or monday night. the storm is hammering california tonight and tomorrow and then it moves off to the east.
, local taxes going up, and insurance costing more? it's not the evil capitalists on wall street, it's the osha ocean of new regulations taking every spare dime from america's budget because someone here in washington thinks they know better. listen, whether it's a farm or whether it's on an energy platform or whether it's this chamber that passed the bill two years ago straight down the party-line vote that told every american that they cannot pick the health care they wanted last year they had to pick the one washington approved. they couldn't have the same doctor, they had to pick one that washington approved. they couldn't pay what they choose to because they wanted to go to the hospital washington chose. the costs are going up as well because washington put a new tax on medical twices like a dental crown, knee replacement, or pacemaker so right when they are getting hit with medical bills they'll get hit with a new tax as well. what a great idea. the problem is this government has grown and grown over decades. it is time to turn this around. now is the moment to guff the miles p
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